Powers, Kim

Written by David Green.

Kim R. Powers, 59, of Austin Drive, Decatur, Ga., formerly of Morenci, Mich., died Oct. 23, 2006 at Bryan Hospital in Bryan, Ohio, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

He was born Aug. 9, 1947 in Morenci, the son of Curtis and Sarah (Miller) Powers. He was a Vietnam War veteran and a member of the Morenci American Legion Post #368. He enjoyed racing cars and riding motorcycles. He owned and operated Austin Drive Self-Storage in Decatur.

Kim is survived by one aunt, Geraldine Miller of Pompano Beach, Fla.; two cousins; two dogs, Apache and Sheba, and several friends. He was preceded in death by both his parents.

Visitation is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight (Wednesday). Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. William VanValkenburg officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Morenci American Legion or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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